Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Public Safety Officer Eric Emiliano Zapata

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, April 18, 2011

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Reflections for Public Safety Officer Eric Emiliano Zapata

The loss of Eric is felt by the rest of the country. You will always be remembered! The cause is just and you have been and will be a hero!

Detective John Campbell
Chicago Police

April 19, 2011

A true hero - Rest in Peace Officer Zapata.

Michigan State Police

April 19, 2011

Thank you for your service to your community and RIP. GOD be with your family.

MPO Richard Costello
Purcellville, VA Police Dept

April 19, 2011

Officer Zapata, thank you for your ultimate service sir! God Bless! My prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of this officer!!!

Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

April 19, 2011

To the Family of Officer Zapata i am sorry for your loss and pray for you and for Eric. I thank him for his service and the sacrifice he made to keep the piece. Rest in Piece Brother.To the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. I Thank You for your service and pray to give you strength and am Proud of all of you for your unwavering service to the public. Stand Tall with Honor and Pride. Hold your Heads High and be Strong.

Fire Fighter
Burton Fire/Rescue

April 19, 2011

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata, and the Kalamazoo D.P.S. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Officer Zapata, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

April 19, 2011

Rest in peace brother Zapata. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Lt Troy Bacon
Frankfort IN Police Department

April 19, 2011

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

April 19, 2011

It's my prayer, like many others, that your family is comforted and cared for while you're apart. Your memory will live on in the hearts and minds of your fellow brothers and sisters in blue and red. God bless you.

Matt Carlson
Oshtemo Fire

April 19, 2011


Melody Zuhoski
Aunt of Deputy Joshua T. Rutherfod, Blaine Cty Sheriff's Office

April 19, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Dispatcher Sharon Cracchiolo
Farmington Hills Police

April 19, 2011

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

You will not be forgotten, my brother in blue. RIP.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

April 19, 2011

Rest in peace my Brother.

Deputy S. Yates
Covington County Sheriff Dept. (Ms)

April 19, 2011

Rest in Peace, Brother.

Det. John Creamer
Daytona Beach Police

April 19, 2011

May you rest in peace. Though I never met you, you are my brother. My heart and prayers go out to this fine, young Officer's family and the Kalamazoo Public Safety.

Sgt. Keith W. Myers
Alcona County Sheriffs Office

April 19, 2011

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